Introduction to Behavioral Intervention in Autism

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Course No: PSYC.5610-032; SIS Class Nbr: 8665

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the causes and diagnosis of autism, scientific validation, applied behavior analysis, and ethical treatment. Students also learn to write functional objectives, plan positive reinforcement, and design an applied measurement system in the context of developing Individualized Family Service Plans and Individualized Education plans. The issue of culturally appropriate interventions is addressed.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Prerequisite: coursework in the psychology of child development, or permission. CSCE Graduate Restrictions.
  • Special Notes:
  • Section Notes: P: Coursework in the psychology of child development, or related experience
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Heidi Eilers
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2017: Jan 17 to Apr 29
  • Chat Hours: Tue 8-9pm*
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

Related Programs: M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Autism Studies Option, Behavioral Intervention in Autism: BCBA Coursework Preparation Certificate, Behavioral Management in Autism: BCaBA Coursework Preparation Certificate

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